heating, ventilation, air conditioning (and refrigeration) service engineer


Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (and refrigeration) service engineers install and maintain industrial heating, air conditioning and possibly refrigeration systems. They set up furnaces, thermostats, ducts, vents, and other equipment needed to ensure the controlled passage and treatment of air. They also carry out repairs.

Alternative label

  • HVAC heating mechanic

  • air conditioning inspector

  • heating, ventilation and air conditioning mechanic

  • heating instrument inspector

  • ventilation and air-conditioning inspector

  • air conditioning and refrigeration inspector

  • HVAC mechanic

  • HVACR inspector

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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